This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 95, Large Intestine. This chapter covers a number of pathologies affecting the large colon, including their associated risk factors & complications.
- List features that are typical for IBS.
(Describe the Rome IV criteria and list 4 medications used to treat irritable bowel syndrome - show notes)
- What is the pathophysiology of diverticular disease?
- List clinical presentations of diverticular disease.
- How is diverticular disease managed in the ED? Which patients should be admitted to hospital? List 3 complications.
- List the types and potential causes of large bowel obstruction.
- What are the four types of GI volvulus? What are the risk factors for developing each type?
- List the extra-intestinal manifestations of IBD.
- What are the pathologic and clinical differences between UC and Crohn’s?
- List 4 categories of medical therapy for IBD and give one example for each.
- Describe the radiologic features of toxic megacolon.
- What the potential causes of toxic megacolon?
- Which conditions are associated with the development of colonic ischemia? List 4 precipitants of ischemic colitis in the elderly and 3 in young patients
- List 4 ddx for colitis
- Differentiate between acute and chronic radiation proctocolitis in pathophys and clinical presentation
1) What is Ogilvie’s Syndrome? List 3 RFs
2) Compare AXR findings in SBO with LBO
3) What is the difference between each Cecal and Sigmoid volvulus on AXR? How is management different?
4) List 3 Perianal complications and 6 Extra-intestinal manifestations of Crohn’s disease.
5) How does adult intussusception differ from peds